[jcifs] Re: SMB URL encoding/decoding

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.org
Sun Feb 24 15:13:42 EST 2002

Michael B Allen wrote:
> I'm not sure what you mean by "we are only allowed" but none of the
> above is true (which may be your point). You cannot count certain
> characters. The password field could have three ':' or fifteen '@'s in
> it. It can have anything. *That's* the real problem.

Yes.  That's why the "real" delmiters should be in their regular form (eg.
'@' or '/') but all of the others need to be escaped.  I know it's not the
most user-friendly thing to do, but...

Chris -)-----
...who is probably overstating himself by now.

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